Gavi del comune di Gavi DOCG Poggio Basco

Malgra
Product ID: 400079
  • Italy
  • Piedmont
  • Gavi
  • White
  • 12.0%
  • 0.75 L
  • Cortese
  • 8-10°C

Taste characteristics

  • Light Full bodied
  • Dry Sweet
  • Soft Acidic

Other classifications

  • Vegetarian
  • Vegan
  • 100% Organic

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Description

Gavi DOCG del comune di Gavi"Poggio Basco"

“Poggio Basco” is a vineyard located in the township of Gavi at 400 m above sea level. With southern sun exposure, this 7-hectare vineyard is characterized by the strong difference in diurnal temperatures, which favors the development of its floral aromas. The soil is principally limestone and, in small amounts, clay. The wine is made from a fermentation process that takes place under controlled temperatures, and cold maceration with the must in contact with its skins, which helps develop its structure and complexity.

Grape:
cortese

Yield per hectare:
80 q.

Aging:
6 months in stainless steel tanks

Color:
straw yellow with typical green hues

Aroma:
delicate and ethereal, with notes of white flowers and nuts

Taste:
dry, full, harmonic, and fresh

Pairings:
perfect for an aperitif, it is also very good paired with cold appetizers, fish, crustaceans, and seafood, as well as light, delicate first courses

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Manufacturer
Malgra

Malgrà winery is located in Mombaruzzo, in the heart of the Monferrato near Asti, a territory where the charm, colors, and aromas of viticulture are intense, creating a beautiful, natural setting for as long as its inhabitants can remember. The winery’s history begins with two vine-growing families, Bonfante and Chiarle. Since the early 1900s, the world of vines and wines was their calling in life. In the beginning, they cultivated vineyards and then sold...

The region
Piedmont

Piedmont is a region in northwest Italy, one of the 20 regions of the country.Piedmont is one of the great winegrowing regions in Italy. More than half of its 700 square kilometres (170,000 acres) of vineyards are registered with DOC designations. It produces prestigious wines as Barolo and Barbaresco from the Langhe near Alba, and the Moscato d'Asti and sparkling Asti from the vineyards around Asti. The city of Asti is about 55 kilometres (34 miles) east...

Type of Grape
Cortese
Cortese

 is a white grape variety that is most famous for its role in the crisp, lime-scented wines of Gavi. The variety is known for its bracingly high acidity and its ability to retain freshness, even when grown in hot environments. Apple, peach and honeydew flavors are commonly associated with Cortese wine, with lime, almond and light herbal or grassy aromas. While Gavi wines are the grape's most famous incarnation, a few varietal wines are...

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